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Sports Cavs, Kyle Korver agree on three-year, $22 million deal
Author: 0 Cavs, Kyle Korver agree on three-year, $22 million deal

Calderon will likely fill the backup point guard behind Kyrie Irving following Cleveland's roller coaster season at the position. He spent the previous nine seasons as a starter with the Knicks, Mavericks, Pistons and Raptors. Last season, they used Deron Williams as a temporary platoon to give Irving some rest. Cleveland has only the taxpayer's midlevel exception at its disposal, worth about $5.1 million, plus veterans minimum contracts it can offer.

Sports Habs sign Carey Price to an eight year extension
Author: 0 Habs sign Carey Price to an eight year extension

Then-GM Bob Gainey envisioned Price as the goalie of the future when they picked him and they wasted little time getting him to the National Hockey League, giving him 41 games as a 20 year old rookie back in 2007-08. Price is a five-time All-Star and was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy this year. The 29-year-old netminder is a career.920 save percentage goaltender in 509 games played.

Author: 0 Raptors to re-sign Serge Ibaka

The immediate reaction to this news is that it feels like a Kyle Lowry agreement is on the way. ESPN first reported that Ibaka will return to the Raptors and the Toronto Star later confirmed the news. Ibaka averaged 14.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 23 regular season games with the Raptors, leading all National Basketball Association big men in three-point accuracy (.398) in that span as the team went 17-7 with Ibaka in the lineup, helping to overcome the injury absence of ...

Author: 0 Nene's deal with Rockets nullified by NBA age rule

The motivation was clear. The structure of the Nene contract with Houston is three-years, $10.9m. They share more than a place - albeit with differing roles - in the last three NBA Finals. The deal with the Cavaliers would also use the Rockets' non-guaranteed contracts and possibly Onuaku. But he's also got a long history of injuries - 67 games last season was the most he's played in six seasons.

Author: 0 Breakdown of the Kiwi contingent at the 2017 Tour de France

CHRIS FROOME is urging Tour de France fans not to take the p*** - and respect the Yellow Jersey. In the second of the season's three Grand Tour races , UAE Team Emirates will rightly have high hopes having enjoyed an impressive outing at the Giro d'Italia earlier in the year.

Sports Britain to bar European Union fishing vessels
Author: 0 Britain to bar European Union fishing vessels

But Will McCallum, Greenpeace UK head of oceans, said leaving the convention would not in itself deliver a better future for the UK fishing industry, and that for years governments had blamed the European Union for their "failure" to support the small-scale, sustainable fishers.

Sports Gardner hits slam with 6 RBIs as Yankees down Astros 13-4
Author: 0 Gardner hits slam with 6 RBIs as Yankees down Astros 13-4

Yanks starter Jordan Montgomery allowed three runs on five hits including two homers over 5.1 frames before Dellin Betances charged with four runs in the 8th. The grand slam by Gregorius followed to put NY on top 5-2 and give them a grand slam in two straight games after Gardner hit one in a 13-4 win on Friday.

Author: 0 US top Ghana in Gold Cup tune-up friendly, 2-1

USMNT has been draw into a real who's who of worldwide football: Panama, Nicaragua and Martinique. Shortly after halftime, FC Dallas' Kellyn Acosta doubled the score with a superbly taken low and curling free kick through the gap of the wall and into the bottom right corner of the goal.

Sports GST, a major step to check tax evasion: Modi
Author: 0 GST, a major step to check tax evasion: Modi

He said: "A country where a select few loot, such a nation can not scale new heights". Union Parliamentary Affairs, Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ananth Kumar said that in the interest of farmers, the Prime Minister agreed to bring down the tax for the sector from 12 per cent to 5 per cent.

Author: 0 Watch Manny Pacquiao vs

Pacquiao started bleeding profusely from the head due to two accidental headbutss - in the sixth and seventh rounds. The loss will raise plenty of questions about Pacquiao's future, since he was angling to capture a convincing win over the unproven Horn and use it as a springboard to one more big pay day.

Author: 0 Indian minister claims Champions Trophy final was fixed

Some positives included a superb inning of 79 by opener Nahida Khan against the Proteas and a sure-footed unbeaten fifty by opener Ayesha Zafar against England. Our fast bowling did well, Ayesha played well. "If we field well, we can beat any team". "They hit so many centuries in this tournament". "We still have a couple of games more before we can look to the semifinals and looking at how Sri Lanka has played and how Pakistan has played, every match is going to be crucial for us", she ...

Author: 0 Steph Curry Scores Richest Deal in NBA History

The James endorsement of Curry comes in the wake of Curry's Warriors defeating James' Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals. Curry , who starred as the Warriors won their second NBA Finals crown in three years, is the first player to break the $200 million barrier.

Sports Sandy Leon catching on Saturday for Boston
Author: 0 Sandy Leon catching on Saturday for Boston

The boys put up runs early and I let it get away, I guess. After starting the club's last two games, Christian Vazquez will take the day off as Leon starts behind the plate. The left-hander allowed four hits, one walk and hit two batters in winning his third straight decision to improve his record to 11-3 and his ERA to 2.61.

Sports Who's who among National Hockey League free agents
Author: 0 Who's who among National Hockey League free agents

The New Rochelle, New York native - who, earlier this morning, was the subject of conflicting reports - has now signed with the Rangers. Other NHL teams will also be plenty active on Saturday. The deal for the former U.S. Olympian solidifies the top two defense pairs: Shattenkirk will likely be partnered with captain Ryan McDonagh; the recently re-signed Brendan Smith (for four years at $17.4 million) will join Brady Skjei.

Author: 0 Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals

Coach Fernando Santos is not concerned about which team is up next for Portugal , with Group B to be decided on Sunday. "We're confident and want to win", said Ronaldo, who picked up his third straight man-of-the-match award in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Draxler sees bright Germany future for goal hero Werner

Vargas reacted quickest to obtain the knock down to half-time sub Martin Rodriguez , who scored his first worldwide goal with a sharp surface that soothed Chilean nerves. "We had trouble imposing our style of play", said Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi. Chile will face Portugal in the last four in Kazan on Wednesday.

Sports Cavaliers part ways with general manager David Griffin
Author: 0 Cavaliers part ways with general manager David Griffin

Griffin hinted at his own relationship with Gilbert becoming untenable in a statement provided to McMenamin . Gilbert said the team was not ready to name a replacement. Griffin , of course, was relieved of his duties with the Cavaliers before he could pull the trigger on any of these deals. Four-time league MVP LeBron James , who is expected to become an unrestricted free agent next summer, spoke glowingly of Griffin on numerous occasions late in the regular season and early in the ...

Sports Islanders acquire Jordan Eberle from Oilers for Ryan Strome
Author: 0 Islanders acquire Jordan Eberle from Oilers for Ryan Strome

Now it'll be using all of those savings to pay for Eberle, who has a $6 million cap hit for the next two seasons before he hits free agency. Strome, the fifth-overall selection in 2011, turns 24 next month. 4 overall last year who, ready or not, is now nearly certainly going to be a top six forward at age 19 next year. He had 20 goals and 31 assists. McDavid just happened to be trading SnapChat messages with the other Strome brother, Dylan - his former teammate with the Erie Otters - during ...

Sports Who is your pick as Team India's next coach?
Author: 0 Who is your pick as Team India's next coach?

Ravi Shastri was removed as coach in 2016 despite having an excellent year akin to what Anil Kumble did for the Indian cricket team, reported the The New Indian Express . During Shastri's tenure as Team Director, India won the Test series in Sri Lanka after a gap of 22 years and also outplayed South Africa 3-0 in a four-Test home series before clinching the Asia Cup.

Sports Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP award
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP award

Harden and his beard came pretty close to averaging a triple-double themselves this season, with 29.1 points, a league-high 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds per game. However, the doubters were silenced on Monday night. Russell pointed at them and said he would kick all their butts. Then there was the announcement of the SagerStrong award, given for the first time in honor of TNT broadcaster Craig Sager, who died during this past season after a long bout with cancer.

Sports Portugal, Mexico into Confederation Cup semifinals
Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico into Confederation Cup semifinals

The Euro 2016 champions took the lead on 33 minutes through a penalty from their captain, his 75th worldwide goal, before Manchester City-bound midfielder Bernardo Silva knocked in a second from close-range only to pick up an ankle injury which saw him substituted at the break.

Sports Andre De Grasse claims 100m victory
Author: 0 Andre De Grasse claims 100m victory

McCartney is preparing for the world championships in London in August., and will continue her build-up at Diamond League events in Stockholm and London. "I could have run faster today but it doesn't matter because it was a insane experience", said the Norwegian star. Semenya wasn't the only South African in action as 400m hurdler LJ van Zyl ended seventh in 49.89, as local hero Karsten Warholm set a new Norwegian record of 48.25 as he was cheered on by the home crowd.

Sports Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's
Author: 0 Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's

I would have liked more matches here", Wawrinka said . "So I feel very pleased with the way I played, it's very similar to the way I was playing last week". Defeat has not wrecked Murray's preparations to begin the defence of his Wimbledon title on Monday week but it has put a totally unexpected hole in them.

Sports Celtics president Danny Ainge: We are getting the player we want
Author: 0 Celtics president Danny Ainge: We are getting the player we want

First, they can get Josh Jackson to be Brandon Ingram's backup at No. 3 or Jordan Clarkson's backup at No. 2. While Fultz is clearly a talented player, the Celtics already are very deep at the point guard position. Louis Hawks. He was the top freshman scorer in the country. The 2019 NBA Draft could have arguably the two most exciting long-term NBA prospects in the world: Marvin Bagley III and Zion Williamson.

Sports Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'
Author: 0 Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

He looked up to see the girl dangling and her little brother sat next to her in the green two-person pod, crying hysterically and saying he could not hold on to her. Ms Winchell, who is applying to be a nurse, said she and her father had visited the girl on Sunday at the hospital and she was in good spirits. She and her dad say they couldn't just stand there and not do anything.

Author: 0 England U21 v Germany U21

But we know we've got a very tough opponent and we have a great deal of respect for the German team and it will be a very hard game for us as well. Federico Bernardeschi scored the only goal of the game to deny Germany top spot in Group C and set up a Germany vs.

Sports Confederations Cup: Chile's Vidal sure of victory over Portugal, slams Ronaldo
Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Chile's Vidal sure of victory over Portugal, slams Ronaldo

While Chile and Germany are now top of Group B , Australia or Cameroon could yet progress to the knockout stage with an unexpected victory on Sunday. The Real Madrid star, whose future has been a thing of speculations, has scored twice and made an assist for Portugal so far in the tournament. On the other hand, Chile have done a decent job as well with Vidal being a stellar performer for them in the middle of the park.

Sports Kevin Lee plans on helping Floyd Mayweather get ready for Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Kevin Lee plans on helping Floyd Mayweather get ready for Conor McGregor

Fury, who is pursuing a world title fight with heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, believes a win for McGregor would do be a victory for the sport of boxing. The global press tour details are expected to be announced soon to set up the first meeting of the two fighters from different sports in a public arena.

Author: 0 Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No

The Knicks and Bulls reportedly are high on Jackson. Ironically, the Lakers and Celtics rivalry, the 30 for 30, had just came out, so I had a little background with Danny Ainge going into the meeting. But once again we're talking about potential, which of course is another word for unpredictable. It was the second straight year the Celtics have chosen third overall.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo has 'full confidence' of Real Madrid after tax fraud charge
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo has 'full confidence' of Real Madrid after tax fraud charge

He allegedly defrauded Spain of 14.7 million euros (£13 million; $16 million) worth of tax payments. They say that in 2010, Ronaldo set up a company to manage his image rights in the British Virgin Islands but then transferred those rights to a second company in Ireland, exclusively for the goal of creating a "screen" to confuse Spanish tax authorities.

Sports Pokemon Go: On cheaters and Legendary Pokemon
Author: 0 Pokemon Go: On cheaters and Legendary Pokemon

If you are on the 35th level, you are eligible to get into the battle. Earlier this week Niantic Labs reinstated Gyms and launched Raid Battles , a brand new feature that lets Pokémon Go players join together to defeat and potentially capture some insanely powerful Pokémon .

Author: 0 76ers formally introduce Markelle Fultz to Philly

What the Sixers didn't get, however, and what Bryan Colangelo has to somehow find is reliable perimeter shooting. At the very least, the Sixers grabbed the Warriors' attention. However, they didn't help their cause by drafting two big men in Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan, creating a logjam at the centre position, where they already had Jusuf Nurkic and Meyers Leonard.

Sports Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison
Author: 0 Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

In a statement released on Tuesday, a prosecutor in Madrid said the Portuguese manager had committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, saying that "corporate structures were used by the accused in order to hide revenues generated from his image rights".

Author: 0 Metroid 4 And Pokémon Coming to Nintendo Switch

The game sold 5.2 million copies for Wii U , and, being one of Nintendo's biggest and best-known franchises, a version for Switch with possibly new characters and more features could be great. Many are hoping for, and expecting, a Super Smash Bros . port as not only is it highly requested, but Reggie Fils-Aime himself suggested that there was something to come during an interview back in March.

Sports Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP

The post-draft show will announce all of the major end of the year awards and here are a few names you should look out for in each category. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was named the Most Valuable Player in the National Basketball Association for the 2016-17 season Monday night.

Author: 0 Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs

That said, there was a slight doubt with the back three. That pointed to the 25-year-old Northampton wing being kept fresh for Saturday's Test opener in Auckland, along with England wing Anthony Watson and Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny.

Sports Vettel does not think before he acts - Ricciardo
Author: 0 Vettel does not think before he acts - Ricciardo

But it is Hamilton's clash with Vettel which will be the main talking point after the Ferrari driver was hit with a penalty for colliding twice with the Briton. I will talk with him when you [the media] are not here. I got damage. He risked damage. The pair are the two most successful drivers now racing in F1, having won seven world championships and more than 100 grand prix between them.

Sports Federer cruises past Mayer into Halle Open semis
Author: 0 Federer cruises past Mayer into Halle Open semis

According to odds makers, Roger Federer enters the 2017 Wimbledon as the favourite, closely followed reigning champion Andy Murray , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic . How do they match up? Federer had words of affection for Zverev, who won their semifinal in Halle past year. Federer , who hit 11 aces and 32 winners, said facing Khachanov, who he has never played previously - at least competitively, will present a new challenge for him.

Sports Pakistan reach ICC Champions Trophy final after surprise victory over England
Author: 0 Pakistan reach ICC Champions Trophy final after surprise victory over England

England captain Eoin Morgan said his team did not simply adapt to the conditions . He said: "I think for the first part of our innings, we played pretty well". "At the same time, Pakistan's bowling, I thought, was exceptional". "It's a big challenge jumping from venue to venue but we're going to have to do that with the World Cup so it's important for us to go through games like today (Wednesday) for our experience", added the former Irish star.